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Nigeria gambles with economic shock therapy

The UK Labour government will present its plans for the upcoming year in the King’s Speech, and...

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Trump’s JD Vance strategy

Donald Trump announced Ohio senator JD Vance as his vice-presidential nominee yesterday, and a US...

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What’s next after Trump assassination attempt

The US Congress launches a probe into ‘inexcusable’ security failings following the Pennsylvania...

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Swamp Notes: Conservatives have big plans for the judicial branch

As president, Donald Trump appointed three conservative justices to the Supreme Court and...

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Double-edged sword of deregulation

US inflation fell to 3 per cent, and China’s Communist party leaders will meet next week to...

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Investors serve, can women’s tennis volley?

Archegos founder Bill Hwang found guilty of fraud, investors are selling off risky US junk bonds,...

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Iran’s reformist(ish) future

A Russian missile that destroyed a children’s hospital in Kyiv used western technology,...

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Nike’s new game plan

Nato leaders are meeting for its 75th anniversary summit amid tensions within their countries,...

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The leftwing stuns France

France’s anti far-right alliance is on track to halt the rise of Marine Le Pen’s Rassemblement...

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Labour wins UK election by a landslide

Rightwing populist party Reform UK makes inroads. Viktor Orbán set to hold meeting with Vladimir...

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Robo DJ: YouTube invests in AI-generated music

SoftBank is looking to invest in AI despite pressure to offer a share buyback, Shell is pausing...

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Denmark’s cow tax is more than just hot air

The EU is planning to impose duties on substandard Chinese goods, Panama’s president wants to...

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Unpacking the US Supreme Court Trump immunity ruling

Western banks have cut their workforces in China, the US Supreme Court ruled that former...

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First round victory for French far-right

Marine Le Pen’s far-right party has battered President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist alliance in the...

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Martin Wolf on democracy’s year of peril

Martin Wolf is worried about the threat autocrats pose to liberal democracies. Across the world,...

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Swamp Notes: After the debate, is this it for Biden?

Joe Biden went into Thursday night’s CNN presidential debate hoping to assuage concerns over his...

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A final goodbye to EY’s Project Everest?

The US is inviting foreign ministers from Israel and Arab countries to the Nato summit next...

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Protests push Kenya to abandon tax rises

JPMorgan is adding India's sovereign debt to its emerging markets index, and violent protests in...

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Brussels strikes back against Big Tech

Shares of electric vehicle start-up Rivian surged in extended trading after Volkswagen announced...

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UK’s wealthy foreigners look for the exits

Chinese executives are trying to avoid US tariffs by relocating manufacturing, a growing number...

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